I discovered an ugly truth about myself that needed to be addressed last week. I discovered that in times of heartbreak, I can make everything (even more than usual) all about me and it made me sick. I can think that every mean thing someone says is directed at me. I tend to react far… Continue reading It Ain’t About Me
It’s amazing what happens to a mother’s heart when the end of her oldest son’s junior year approaches…like, within 5 days. Wanna know why? Because high school (at least in America) is 4 years long. Each year has a name: freshman, sophomore, junior, senior. Those are in order from first to (gulp) last. That’s right.… Continue reading He is NOT Too Big
I am purposely behind on the “13 Reasons Why” train. Besides the fact that I try not to watch what everyone else is watching when everyone is watching it, I waited this one out because I wasn’t sure my heart could handle it. I was right. It broke. For those of you who don’t know… Continue reading 13 Reasons I Can’t
Writing should be easy. It is, at its core, just getting thoughts and feelings from your mind and heart onto a piece of paper. That’s it, right? WRONG, sucka! So. Very. Wrong. I love to write. I love to write with a pen and paper (especially pretty pens and pretty paper). I like (not love)… Continue reading
Last week on Facebook, I posted that my husband and I went to see Beauty and the Beast. I. Hate. Movies. Ok, wait. I hate GOING to the movies. There, that’s better. I really struggle with the fact that we pay a whole lot of money to even get into a movie, get the obligatory… Continue reading The Beauty of it All
I had an opportunity last month to speak to a room full of MOPS. No, silly, not the cleaning tool, but the MOPS that make the world go ’round…the Mothers of Preschoolers. It was easily one of the most rewarding experiences of my life. I didn’t talk about what to do on rainy days with… Continue reading The Truth About Depression
Thankfulness and gratitude, to me, are like happiness and joy. They are similar, but they are not the same.